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    HID is a company providing identity and access management solutions. It offers biometric readers, card printers, encoders, controllers, e-passports, etc. for access control, citizen identification, identity management. The company serves government, enterprise, financial, healthcare, transportation, sports, events, education, and energy industries.

    HQAustin, TX, US
    Employee Ratings3.5
    Overall CultureC+

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)2,769(+8%)
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore

    Key People/Management at HID

    Björn Lidefelt

    Björn Lidefelt

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Rodney Glass

    Rodney Glass

    Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
    Laura Crumley

    Laura Crumley

    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    Tim Moxon

    Tim Moxon

    Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
    Stacey Donahue

    Stacey Donahue

    Senior Vice President, Marketing & Corporate Communications
    Brad Jarvis

    Brad Jarvis

    Senior Vice President and Head of Identity and Access Management Solutions
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    HID Office Locations

    HID has offices in Austin, Buenos Aires, Camberwell, São Paulo and in 14 other locations
    Austin, TX, US (HQ)
    611 Center Ridge Dr
    Camberwell, AU
    1196 Toorak Rd
    São Paulo, BR
    Av. Ermano Marchetti, 1435 - Água Branca
    Shenzhen Shi, CN
    447 Huangge Rd, Long Gang Zhong Xin Cheng, Longgang Qu
    Praha, CZ
    Předvoje 30
    Suresnes, FR
    33 Rue de Verdun Bâtiment D
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    HID Financials and Metrics

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    HID Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Company NameDateDeal Size
    HydrantIDSeptember 12, 2019

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    HID News and Updates

    Hid Global Adds Risk and Occupancy Analytics to HID SAFE its Physical Identity and Access Management Solution for Today’s Hybrid Workplaces

    Incorporating Innominds iFusionTM predictive analytics technology into HID SAFE enables safer, more secure workplaces that meet the pandemic’s building-occupancy mandates read more

    HID Global Helps Bay State College Bring Students Safely Back to Campus

    AUSTIN, Texas, December 16, 2020 – HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that Bay State College safely brought its students back to its campuses in Boston and Taunton, Massachusetts using a digitized contact tracing solution that includes HID Bluetooth BEEKs™ …

    HID Global Helps Fight Against Counterfeiters of Rare Coins and Banknotes

    Collectors Universe Uses HID Trusted Tag Services to validate the authenticity, grade and condition for millions of collectibles around the world.read more

    HID Global Introduces HID ELEMENT For Superior Quality, High-Volume Industrial and Financial Card Printing

    AUSTIN, Texas,  Sep tember  15 , 20 20   –   HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today unveiled  its  new HID ELEMENT ®  product line , the industry’s first heavy-duty, fully modular desktop-based card personalization  portfolio  that establishes a new category for mid-rang…

    HID Location Services for Workplace Safety is Named a 2020 Campus Safety BEST Awards Winner

    AUSTIN, Texas, September 4, 2020 – HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that Campus Safety Magazine has named its HID Location Services for Workplace Safety one of the top products for 2020 in its Campus Safety BEST Awards program. Now in its fifth year, the …

    HID Global Earns Three ISO Certifications in Five Months for its Malta Citizen ID Manufacturing Facility

    AUSTIN, Texas, June 11, 2020 – HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that it has successfully obtained three International Standards Organization (ISO) certifications of compliance in five months for its Malta manufacturing site. The certifications affirm that…
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    HID Blogs

    How the Pandemic Changed Security Posture & Prioritization

    Posted:  18 Feb 2021 The global COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted life. Entire organizations were forced to work remotely while cybersecurity teams were suddenly adapting to protect mission-critical data and IT environments in new ways. Ini…

    How Passive Liveness Enhances the Digital Onboarding Experience

    Posted:  18 Feb 2021 Verifying the identity of new customers is essential to compliance, regulation and keeping customer and business data safe. Confirming someone’s identity is important across all industries, but particularly essential in the ban…

    Why an Identity Document Should Not Be Used for Payment

    Posted:  18 Feb 2021 There have been a number of initiatives to add payment capabilities to ID cards (e.g., Nigeria and Maldives National ID cards), as well as programs where governments have stepped in to provide payment capabilities to their citizen…

    The Ultra-Wide Possibilities of Ultra-Wideband

    Posted:  10 Feb 2021 Smarter World is a part of The NXP® Podcast, Insights Into Trailblazing Technologies. In this episode, EE Times Editor Nitin Dahad is joined by Charles Dachs, VP & General Manager, Secure Embedded Transactions at NXP Semicondu…

    True Crime Stories – DNA Evidence and Identical Twins

    Posted:  09 Feb 2021 On a July evening in 2008 in Duluth, Georgia, 40-year-old Genai Coleman was sitting in her car near a transit station, reading from her bible while waiting for her daughter to finish work. Across the street, a man walked out of a …

    Insider Threats Draw Attention to Zero Trust

    Posted:  02 Feb 2021 How much does your organization spend on cybersecurity? Across industries, average spending on cybersecurity is five to eight percent of the overall technology budget and steadily rising. Yet the cybercrime numbers are shocking: i…
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    HID Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was HID founded?

      HID was founded in 1991.

    • Who are HID key executives?

      HID's key executives are Björn Lidefelt, Rodney Glass and Laura Crumley.

    • How many employees does HID have?

      HID has 2,769 employees.

    • Who are HID competitors?

      Competitors of HID include CPI Card Group, RSA Security and Datamars.

    • Where is HID headquarters?

      HID headquarters is located at 611 Center Ridge Dr, Austin.

    • Where are HID offices?

      HID has offices in Austin, Buenos Aires, Camberwell, São Paulo and in 14 other locations.

    • How many offices does HID have?

      HID has 18 offices.